Category Archives: politics

Errors

Analogies are something I appreciate.  The baseball team I’ve been rooting for the last forty years recently committed a crime.  They proceeded to commit five errors in one inning…Something which hasn’t been done since 1977.  Bravo. The President of the … Continue reading

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Obama Who?

Tom Cruz and Larry David are going to debate over Obama Care this evening.  It should be entertaining for about ten minutes, just before I become violently ill.

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The Seven Year Old Itch

The love of money and Ding Dongs are the root of all evil. Gambling had consumed my life by the time I was seven years old.  The transition from horse racing to gambling on football was far too smooth.  It … Continue reading

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The Breakfast Blues

Boost, honey, oatmeal, and tea.  These are the elixirs benefiting my 90 year old friend each morning.  For the last week, she has told me the current presidency has upset her stomach, and all the doctors in the world can’t … Continue reading

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Passing Pride

“Fart Proudly.”  That’s a quote from Benjamin Franklin.   Evidently, Ben was a discerning man, especially when it came to gas taxes and Turkeys.  Further observing one of our Nation’s greatest holidays, Ben voted for the turkey over the Balding … Continue reading

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Unpatriotic Shakes

My wife and I officially completed our duty as Americans by casting our votes last week. Fortunately, I didn’t cast them in those, once revered, blue United States Mail Boxes, making certain mail was to be delivered without being stolen. … Continue reading

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Politics and Baseball

Currently, there are two major competitive series playing out this season of the witch or pitch, depending how you look at it.  One remains a Fall Classic, and the other has, decidedly, become a Fall Catastrophe. Let’s make this simple. … Continue reading

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My Effing Cell Phone

Due to weather conditions and laundry issues, my cell phone has been unavailable for the last three days. Embarrassingly, I reacted to losing it almost as immaturely as Americans kneeling or sitting during the National Anthem.  (Those protesting have the … Continue reading

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A Proper Escape

“I enjoy being anyplace where guns aren’t within reach.” -Author: Unknown  (Pretty sure it wasn’t Charlton Heston.) What can we rely on when our world is in crisis?  Where do we collectively join in text embraces when we are sick … Continue reading

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Cleveland’s Costumes

With my back turned, listening from a distance (my kitchen) to the Republican National Convention, I was hearing a chant which caught my attention.  Turning from the shrimp filled saute pan, I swore I could distinctly hear, quite rhythmically, “Al-Co-Hol….Al-Co-Hol…Al-Co-Hol!” … Continue reading

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